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EDU030303: Intentional Design: Creative and Intentional Ways to Engage students in Math


Are you planning on having your students demonstrate their understanding of a particular math concept, this would involve utilizing the strategic brain network. This simple piece of information will help you identify and address the needs of your students most effectively. Instead of representing content differently, you will look for strategies to help students demonstrate their understanding differently. Walk away from this session feeling energized and excited about math instruction, equipped with UDL tools and resources to immediately implement in your learning environment.

Learning Objectives

First Learning Objective: Identify at least three useful assistive technology resources and strategies for implementing UDL math instruction.
Second Learning Objective: Explore at least three accessible learning materials for math that can be used with their students with multiple learning preferences and differing abilities in their classrooms.
Third Learning Objective: Identify how to contribute ideas and resources to an online community of professionals to provide ongoing support in teaching math to struggling learners.

Primary Strand

Education and Learning

Secondary Strand

Mainstream & Web Accessible Technologies

Target Audience

  • Educators
  • Instructional Technologist

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Course Schedule

This course was included in the ATIA 2021: AT Connected virtual event education program.

Continuing Education Credits

For Satisfactory Completion and Continuing Education information, please visit: ATIA Online Education CEUs

This course is offered for the following CE Provider Credits:

For: 0.10 CEU Units or 1.0 CEU Hours.

Please refer to the CRC Assistive Technology in Education and Higher Education Series page for further information on how to submit your CRC CEUs for this course to CRCC.


Tara Jeffs

USF - MTSS-PS-RtI-Tech, Technology Coordinator


Dr. Tara Jeffs is part of the dynamic Technology and Learning Connections Team within the Problem Solving/Response to Intervention Project at the University of South Florida. She has taught undergraduate and graduate-level university courses for over 15 years and her career experiences bring a wealth of expertise focusing on the infusion of assistive and emerging technologies in the classroom. Tara has written more than 30 articles and book chapters and has disseminated knowledge and research in the area of assistive and emerging technologies and online learning through more than 100 presentations at state and national conferences over the past 15 years. Her primary research areas include implementing assistive and emerging technologies in general and special education classrooms, and facilitating universal design for learning.

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